The quota system was put in place to further prevent Hispanics from coming into the U.S.
Liable to become a Public Charge is the term when immigrants aren’t and weren’t let in because of 1. Nativist racism
Hispanics were treated extremely poorly in the United States. Racists cartoons and drawings offended many Hispanics and perpetuated intolerance in America’s youth.
1. Post-WorldWar I immigration trends
After World War I, Hispanics wanted to come the United States seeking refuge, and a safe environment and economical environment.
1. Immigration during the Depression
Immigration rose to all time low during the Depression. Hispanics couldn't seek work in the United States, and many were deported.
1. “Old World versus “New World” after World War 2
The “old world” was Europe earlier in history, and the new world is the America’s.
1. European immigrant decrease/LPC increase
Economic growth in Europe means that there were few migrants applying from the old donar nations
1. Mariel Crisis of 1980
The Mariel boatlift was a mass emigration of Cubans who departed from Cuba’s Harbor for the United States between April 15 and October 31, 1980. Which led to a mass amount of immigrants.
1. Summary: Mexican immigration
-Reuniting with family
- California Gold rush
- Agricultural employ